Opportunities in MCB

Undergraduate and Graduate student job opportunities can be explored using the menu links to the right. URA/USRA/MCB-SRA summer positions are advertised in January of each year, while GTA positions are advertised a few months before the beginning of each semester.  Additional Information will be posted here and/or on the MCB Homepage during those application periods.

Graduate Research Opportunities:

  1. Two MSc positions are available in the lab of Dr. Jonathan Newman under the direct supervision of Dr. Heather Hager, Dr. Pedro Antunes, and a faculty member from the Department of Molecullar and Cellular Biology. In both positions, students will study native grass endophytes, with one focusing on fungi, and the other on bacteria. - see Newman-lab MSc position details (PDF) (posted July 18, 2019)

  2. A Post-doctoral/Research Associate position is available in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph in the laboratory of Dr. Tariq Akhtar. The research project broadly focuses on the biosynthesis of plant secondary/specialized metabolites. - see details (PDF) (posted May 14, 2019)

  3. The Zhang Lab in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph invites applications for the position of Research Technician to provide technical support for a protein engineering laboratory. (posted April 16, 2019)

  4. A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediately in the Zhang Laboratory (www.thezhanglab.com) at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph. The Zhang laboratory uses structure-based combinatorial protein engineering technology to create synthetic intracellular probes modulating protein-protein interactions to accelerate understanding of biology and to facilitate development of novel therapeutics. - see details (PDF) (posted March 3, 2019)

  5. A MSc/PhD graduate student position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rod Merrill in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph. The proposed project is in the area of bacterial toxin research. - see details (PDF) (posted Feb. 14, 2019)

  6. An industry-funded post-doctoral/research associate position is available to work jointly in the laboratory of Dr. Ian Tetlow (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph) and the research facility of Ecosynthetix Inc. (Burlington, Ontario). The project aims to improve and
    optimize existing starch-based biopolymers by using a combination of carbohydrate-acting enzymes to alter structure and functional properties. - see details (PDF) (posted Feb. 8, 2019).

  7. A MSc/PhD graduate student position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Anthony Clarke in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph. The proposed project is in the area of antibiotic discovery. - see details (PDF) (posted Jan. 22, 2019).

  8. A Graduate Student (PhD or MSc) position is available immediately in the Zhang Laboratory (www.thezhanglab.com) at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph. The Zhang laboratory uses structure-based combinatorial protein engineering technology to create synthetic intracellular probes modulating protein-protein interactions to accelerate understanding of biology and to facilitate development of novel therapeutics. - see details (PDF) (posted Oct. 29, 2018)

  9. A full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available immediately in the Virology Laboratory of Dr. Baozhong Meng, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, the University of Guelph. Dr. Meng’s research program focuses studies on both fundamental and translational research involving diverse projects pertaining to important viruses that significantly impact the grape and wine industry. - see details (PDF) (posted Oct. 2, 2018)

  10. A PhD/Msc graduate student position is immediately available in the Yankulov laboratory in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, at the University of Guelph. The successful candidate will work in the area of epigenetics. - see details (PDF) (posted Sept. 17, 2018).

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